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Bill Fountain


HO-117

Guide to Landscape Appraisal of Tree Species in Kentucky Landscapes

8/26/2019 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain

This publication is intended to aid professionals in determining the value of species in Kentucky (the Commonwealth). This valuation method is not appropriate for valuation of shrubs, forest trees, pasture trees, trees being used for income (i.e. orchards, nursery production, Christmas tree production, etc.). It is solely for trees that are an integral part of a formal, managed landscape.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
Tags: garden and landscape, trees
Size: mb
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ID-253

Species Failure Profile for Trees Common to the Ohio River Valley

8/23/2019 (new)
Authors: Julie Beale, Bill Fountain

Tree failures, especially in urban and recreational areas can result in harm to human life and property. While this is rare, it is important to recognize that the environmental and sociological benefits provided by trees significantly outweighs the limited risks presented by trees. This is especially true when defects and species profiles that increase the potential for failure can be observed or detected. Many of these defects are associated with certain species. This is referred to as the species failure profile.

Departments: Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Size: 320 kb
Pages: 8



PR-755

2017 Nursery and Landscape Research Report

1/18/2019 (new)
Authors: Win Dunwell, Bill Fountain, Bob Geneve, Dewayne Ingram, Dan Potter, Raul Villanueva, Paul Vincelli, Nicole Ward Gauthier, Tim Woods

The UK Nursery and Landscape Program coordinates the efforts of faculty, staff, and students in several departments within the College of Agriculture tor the benefit of the Kentucky nursery and landscape industry.

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 9.30 mb
Pages: 38



ID-244

Landscape Site Assessment

9/6/2017 (new)
Authors: Ellen Crocker, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain

The most common reason trees and shrubs fail to perform as anticipated is that their cultural requirements differ from the site characteristics. People often plant things they know and love from a distant state, purchase because they are on sale, or find attractive but don't understand the environmental requirements. In some cases, a site can be easily modified to make it more suitable for a desired species. Most of the time, it is difficult or impossible to change the site characteristics enough for the plant to thrive. Appropriate watering is essential for establishment of recently transplanted trees and shrubs. This becomes even more important (and challenging) for plants poorly matched to their sites. Selecting plant species that will thrive under particular site conditions is an easier and less expensive option. The first step in doing this is to understand the site where you plan to plant.

Departments: Forestry and Natural Resources, Horticulture
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Size: 125 kb
Pages: 4



ID-240

What Is Your Tree Worth?

12/22/2016 (new)
Authors: Ellen Crocker, Bill Fountain

Occasionally, through no fault of your own, your valuable trees and landscape plants may be damaged. Landscape appraisers are called on to assess individual plants and entire landscapes as a result of storms, human damage, destruction, and failure. Appraisals are an estimate of the nature, quality, value, or utility of an interest or an aspect of real estate.

Departments: Forestry and Natural Resources, Horticulture
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Size: 903 kb
Pages: 5



ID-241

After Your Ash Has Died: Making an Informed Decision on What to Replant

12/22/2016 (new)
Authors: Ellen Crocker, Bill Fountain, Lee Townsend, Nicole Ward Gauthier

Unfortunately the emerald ash borer is only the latest in a series of invasive pests that have recently decimated our trees. Here, we provide basic information on the death of our ash trees and what types of species are less likely to be impacted by invasive insects and diseases in the future.

Departments: Entomology, Forestry and Natural Resources, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Size: 247 kb
Pages: 5



HO-113

Planting Bareroot Trees and Shrubs in Your Landscape

9/14/2016 (new)
Authors: Rick Durham, Bill Fountain

Many landscape plants can be installed as bareroot specimens. This method, along with balled and burlapped (B&B) and container grown plants, one of the three major ways we transplant trees and shrubs from nurseries to our landscapes. The keys to quick establishment and decades of satisfaction are following proven techniques in installation and providing proper care after transplanting.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
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Size: 1.44 mb
Pages: 4



HO-114

Planting Container-Grown Trees and Shrubs in Your Landscape

9/14/2016 (new)
Authors: Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Dewayne Ingram

Many landscape plants are installed as container-grown (containerized) specimens. These, along with balled and burlapped (B&B) and bareroot, are the three major ways we transplant trees and shrubs from nurseries to our landscapes. The keys to quick establishment and decades of satisfaction are following proven techniques in installation and providing proper care after transplanting.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
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Size: 1.55 mb
Pages: 4



ID-237

Soil Percolation: A Key to Survival of Landscape Plants

9/14/2016 (new)
Authors: Ellen Crocker, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain

Eighty to 90 percent of disease and insect problems on landscape plants can be traced back to soil problems. Plants must be adapted to the site if they are to meet our expectations of growing, remain healthy, and attractive.

Departments: Forestry and Natural Resources, Horticulture
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
Tags: soil and land
Size: 3.29 mb
Pages: 4



PR-641

2011 Nursery and Landscape Research Report

8/30/2016 (new)
Authors: Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, John Obrycki, Dan Potter, Nicole Ward Gauthier, Richard Warner, Tim Woods

The UK Nursery and Landscape Program coordinates the efforts of faculty, staff, and students in several departments within the College of Agriculture tor the benefit of the Kentucky nursery and landscape industry.

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 7.64 mb
Pages: 32



PPFS-OR-W-1

Tree Wounds: Invitations to Wood Decay Fungi

9/1/2015 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain, Traci Missun, Nicole Ward Gauthier

Wood decay leads to loss of tree vigor and vitality, resulting in decline, dieback, and structural failure. Wounds play an important part in this process since they are the primary point of entry for wood decay pathogens. While other factors may also result in decline and dieback, the presence of wounds and/or outward signs of pathogens provides confirmation that wood decay is an underlying problem. Wounds and wood decay reduce the ability of trees to support themselves.

Departments: County Extension, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Woody Ornamental Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-OR-W series)
Tags: plant diseases
Size: 2.95 mb
Pages: 7



HO-106

Mulch Myths

8/6/2012 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Mulch is one of the essentials of good landscaping. It can be used to protect trees, suppress weeds, fertilize plants and retain soil moisture. Like many traditional practices, the use of mulch has some myths attached to it. You can improve the look of your landscape as well as the health of your plants and trees by learning the facts--and discarding the myths--about mulch.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
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Size: 2.70 mb
Pages: 2



HO-107

Selecting and Planting Wody Ornamental Plants: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 21

8/6/2012 (new)
Authors: Rick Durham, Bill Fountain

Woody ornamental plants are key components of a well-designed landscape. Landscape plantings divide and define areas, add aesthetic and psychological benefits, and increase a property's environmental and economic values.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
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Size: 880 kb
Pages: 18



ID-203

Trees, Turf, and People

8/6/2012 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain, Gregg Munshaw

The shade trees and fruit trees that we treasure in our landscapes were originally adapted to growing in forests in close association with other trees. In the forest they can remain small for many years. As soon as there is an opening in the canopy allowing light to reach the forest floor they grow rapidly. This great height allows trees to assume a place of dominance over other plants; their trunks lift their leaves high into the air, allowing them to intercept the maximum amount of sunlight before it reaches other plants. Thus, trees grow tall and provide us with their much-appreciated shade.

Departments: Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Size: 1.50 mb
Pages: 4



ID-88

Woody Plant Disease Control Guide for Kentucky

3/22/2012 (major revision)
Authors: Win Dunwell, Bill Fountain, Cheryl Kaiser, Kenny Seebold, Sarah Vanek, Paul Vincelli, Nicole Ward Gauthier

Management of woody plant diseases usually combines preventative and curative practices, including a focus on plant health, sanitation, cultivar selection, and pesticides.

Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Size: 3.70 mb
Pages: 16



HO-91

Planting Balled and Burlapped Trees and Shrubs in Your Landscape

1/26/2012 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain, Sarah Vanek

Many landscape plants are installed as balled and burlapped (B&B) specimens. This method, along with container grown and bare root, is one of three major ways we transplant trees and shrubs from nurseries to our landscapes. The keys to quick reestablishment and decades of satisfaction are following proven techniques in installation and providing proper care after transplanting.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
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Size: 187 kb
Pages: 2



HO-92

Botanical Diversity in the Landscape

1/26/2012 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Diversity and sustainability are terms bantered about without much consideration of their relationship and value to human welfare. How much botanical diversity in landscapes is enough? What type of diversity is important? There are no simple formulas or templates for your landscape, but the opportunity to experiment and be creative makes gardening fun. Failures can always be composted.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
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Size: 179 kb
Pages: 2



HO-93

Trees and Compacted Soils

1/26/2012 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Soils become compacted as a result of traffic. Compaction is common in urban areas and results from construction equipment and foot traffic. Soil is more likely to become compacted when the soil is wet than when it is excessively dry. Soil compaction is permanent, at least when viewed in reference to a human life span. Protecting the soil from becoming compacted is much easier than dealing with the negative impact of compaction on plant growth and health.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
Tags: soil and land
Size: 180 kb
Pages: 2



HO-94

Trees with Minimal Insect and Disease Problems for Kentucky Landscapes

1/26/2012 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Healthy, attractive landscapes without damaging insects and diseases are the primary goal for gardeners and landscape managers. Using Best Management Practices (BMP) and making appropriate plant selections will help to insure that landscapes start out healthy and remain healthy. Healthy landscapes do not require an over-reliance on environmentally damaging pesticides.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
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Size: 260 kb
Pages: 6



HO-95

Recognizing Trees of Significance

1/26/2012 (new)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Trees are important to people. They represent safety, beauty, and refuge. One way we show our regard for one of the most important elements of the human environment is to protect them. Protection begins with public recognition of value. It is not possible or desirable to protect all trees, but those associated with a greater perceived value must be recognized for their unique characteristics. These are the "Trees of Significance," trees that for a variety of reasons are special.

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
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Size: 240 kb
Pages: 3



PR-621

2010 Nursery and Landscape Research Report

1/28/2011 (new)
Authors: Bernadette Amsden, Paul Bachi, Julie Beale, Steve Berberich, Ed Dixon, Win Dunwell, Bill Fountain, Amy Fulcher, Carey Grable, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, June Johnston, Katie Kittrell, Janet Lensing, Sara Long, John Obrycki, Dan Potter, Rebecca Schnelle, Ginny Travis, Paul Vincelli, Dwight Wolfe

The UK Nursery and Landscape Program coordinates the efforts of faculty, staff, and students in several departments within the College of Agriculture tor the benefit of the Kentucky nursery and landscape industry.

Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 629 kb
Pages: 29



PR-602

2009 Nursery and Landscape Research Report

1/7/2010 (new)
Authors: Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, John Obrycki, Dan Potter, Richard Warner, Tim Woods

The 2009 report has been organized according to our primary areas of emphasis: production and economics, pest management, and plant evaluation. These areas reflect stated industry needs, expertise available at UK, and the nature of research projects around the world that generate information applicable to Kentucky.

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 1.26 mb
Pages: 24



PR-571

2008 Nursery and Landscape Research Report

12/1/2008 (new)
Authors: Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Richard Gates, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Ken Haynes, Dewayne Ingram, Dan Potter, Richard Warner, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 1.48 mb
Pages: 30



PR-554

2007 Nursery and Landscape Research Report

11/26/2007 (new)
Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Chris Barton, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Richard Gates, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Ken Haynes, Dewayne Ingram, Bob McNeil, Dan Potter, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Mark Williams, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Forestry and Natural Resources, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 1.40 mb
Pages: 48



PR-537

2006 Nursery and Landscape Report

12/15/2006 (new)
Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Richard Gates, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Ken Haynes, Dewayne Ingram, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Mark Williams, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 2.12 mb
Pages: 46



4BC-07PA

4-H Vegetable Gardening Project

4/15/2006 (reprinted)
Authors: Bill Fountain

A vegetable garden can be both enjoyable and productive. Your goal may be to raise some or all of the vegetables for your family, or you may want to produce enough fresh vegetables to sell.

Departments: 4-H Programs, Horticulture
Series: 4-H Plant Science and Crops: Garden, Fruit, Vegetable (4BC series)
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Size: 736 kb
Pages: 20



4BC-08PO

Exhibiting and Judging Vegetables

4/15/2006 (reprinted)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Departments: 4-H Programs, Horticulture
Series: 4-H Plant Science and Crops: Garden, Fruit, Vegetable (4BC series)
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Size: 434 kb
Pages: 16



4DB-01PO

Geology Project: Collecting Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils

4/15/2006 (reprinted)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Departments: 4-H Programs, Horticulture
Series: 4-H Natural Science: Geology and Minerals (4DB series)
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Size: 905 kb
Pages: 28



PR-520

2005 Nursery and Landscape Report

12/30/2005 (new)
Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Ken Haynes, Dewayne Ingram, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, A.J. Powell, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Mark Williams, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 5.17 mb
Pages: 46



HO-75

Home Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Wastes

11/1/2005 (minor revision)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Departments: Horticulture
Series: Horticulture (HO series)
Tags: organic production, production practices
Size: 263 kb
Pages: 4



PR-502

2004 Nursery and Landscape Report

12/20/2004 (new)
Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Richard Gates, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Ken Haynes, Dewayne Ingram, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, A.J. Powell, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Mark Williams, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 2.38 mb
Pages: 46



PR-486

2003 Nursery and Landscape Report

12/5/2003 (new)
Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Paul Cappiello, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, A.J. Powell, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Mark Williams, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 474 kb
Pages: 42



4BE-15PO

Making a Terrarium

8/30/2003 (reprinted)
Authors: Bill Fountain

A small garden in a glass container is easy to make and to care for. Many different containers and plants can be used--whatever is available to you. In addition to plants, you can add rocks, shells, or pieces of bark to create miniature scenes. This indoor gardening activity can give pleasure to you and your family or friends during the winter when few green plants or colorful flowers can be found outdoors.

Departments: 4-H Programs, Horticulture
Series: 4-H Plant Science and Crops: Flower Garden, Houseplant (4BE series)
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Size: 162 kb
Pages: 4



PR-468

2002 Nursery and Landscape Report

1/3/2003 (new)
Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Paul Cappiello, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Richard Gates, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, Terry Jones, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, A.J. Powell, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Mark Williams, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 1.90 mb
Pages: 42



PR-450

2001 UK Nursery and Landscape Program

12/1/2001 (new)
Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Jack Buxton, Paul Cappiello, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Richard Gates, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, A.J. Powell, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Mark Williams, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 369 kb
Pages: 40



4BE-12PO

Forcing Spring Flowering Bulbs

6/15/2001 (reprinted)
Authors: Bill Fountain

Departments: 4-H Programs, Horticulture
Series: 4-H Plant Science and Crops: Flower Garden, Houseplant (4BE series)
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Size: 3.60 mb
Pages: 8



ID-72

Principles of Home Landscape Fertilizing

3/1/2001 (minor revision)
Authors: Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, John Hartman, A.J. Powell, Bill Thom

Departments: Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
Tags: nutrient management, production practices
Size: 183 kb
Pages: 6



PR-437

2000 UK Nursery and Landscape Program

1/1/2001 (new)
Authors: Sharon Bale, Paul Cappiello, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Richard Gates, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, Monte Johnson, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, Mike Potter, A.J. Powell, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 574 kb
Pages: 38



PR-422

Nursery and Landscape Program: 1999 Research Report

12/31/1999 (new)
Authors: Sharon Bale, Paul Cappiello, Win Dunwell, Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, Monte Johnson, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, Mike Potter, A.J. Powell, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 689 kb
Pages: 33



ID-68

The Flowering Crabapple

10/1/1999 (minor revision)
Authors: Rick Durham, Bill Fountain, John Hartman, Bob McNeil, Dan Potter

Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Size: 331 kb
Pages: 6



PR-409

Nursery and Landscape Program: 1998 Research Report

12/1/1998 (new)
Authors: Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Bill Fountain, Bob Geneve, John Hartman, Dewayne Ingram, Monte Johnson, Bob McNeil, Tim Phillips, Dan Potter, Mike Potter, A.J. Powell, Lisa Vaillancourt, Richard Warner, Lesley Weston, Tim Woods

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Progress Report (PR series)
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Size: 318 kb
Pages: 44



4BC-05RO

4-H Indoor Gardening Project: Making an Herb Garden Record Sheet

11/30/1994 (reprinted)
Authors: Bill Fountain

A worksheet for recording information about your herb garden project.

Departments: 4-H Programs, Horticulture
Series: 4-H Plant Science and Crops: Garden, Fruit, Vegetable (4BC series)
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Size: 85 kb
Pages: 2



ID-80

Transplanting Trees and Shrubs

11/1/1990 (reprinted)
Authors: Bill Fountain, John Hartman, Mary Witt

Departments: Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
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Size: 1.00 mb
Pages: 8